Close observers of the situation at the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra will be aware of the stream of announcements from musicians on Facebook and other places that they are either taking the retirement package offered by management as part of the recent contract settlement, or in some cases taking a leave of absence to pursue Read more →
Steve Dietz tells a story about the first Northern Spark. It was three years ago, and as artistic director he was scheduled to say a few words to open the event. The problem was, he didn’t know if anyone would be there to listen to what he said. “We had no idea,” he said. “So I was Read more →
The former Viking punter and noted commentator will read from and discuss his new book “Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies: On Myths, Morons, Free Speech, Football, and Assorted Absurdities” on June 30. Read more →
Noah Baumbach makes a feel-good movie
Despite being cut from the Vikings, Kluwe appeared to be having a good time last night on stage at the Minnesota Fringe Festival’s annual fundraiser.
Actor Phil Kilbourne finished performing his finest role this past weekend – his own.
The MIA’s Associate Curator of Native American Art is moving to the National Museum of the American Indian.
David Lefkowich prepares for Barber of Seville
Her one-woman show draws on her experience with cancer while exploring love, displacement and identity.
A photograph of John Unger and his dog Schoep inspired an outpouring of generosity. Those funds are now helping other sick dogs to get help and find new homes.